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Beach Retreat In Park-Like Setting

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms+ 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

Gated, secure and quiet, this beautiful home is situated on a park-like half acre with mature trees and gardens. Walk to the village and beach or the waterfall hiking trails of Temescal Canyon State Park. Perfectly located just 5 minutes from Santa Monica or Malibu!

This single level home was featured in recent T Mobile, Pier 1, Wayfair Furniture and Burning Torch video and print advertisements.

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is light, open and airy with French doors, high ceilings and hardwood floors. It was recently remodeled with all quality finishes including a fully appointed gourmet kitchen with all stainless steel Viking and Thermador appliances, double convection oven, microwave, blender, coffee maker and Cuisinart. The dining room table seats 6. The breakfast nook in the kitchen also seats 6, or a large teak table outside is available for alfresco dining year round under a Hawaiian Coral tree. There are indoor and outdoor wood-burning gas fireplaces and an outdoor gas BBQ as well as a gas fire-pit for roasting s’mores!

The house sleeps 9 with a king bed in the master suite and 2 double beds in each of the two other bedrooms, plus a single bed and a couch. An extra single bed is available on request.

The house sits behind double security gates with a circular drive spacious enough to park 6 vehicles. There is an alarmed security system on all doors and windows.

The home includes a music room with a piano and guitar and a detached media room with a big screen TV. The media room also includes a PlayStation-Blu-ray-DVD player with DVD movies and games as well as a Korg electronic keyboard. There are 4 TV’s in the house including a 60 inch High Def 4K smart TV with free netflix in the living room, with cable and free WiFi throughout. An inkjet printer is available for use.

The home includes a regulation size grass volleyball/badminton court, bocce ball court, lawn dice, and outdoor ping-pong table with all the required sporting equipment.

We also provide board games and puzzles. There is an Olympic-size swimming pool at Palisades High School that is open to the public for a small fee and offers lap swimming.

If you can pull yourself away from this retreat, you can walk or ride a bike to the famous white sand beaches just a mile from the house. The Santa Monica Pier and famous 3rd Street Promenade, with fine dining and up-scale shopping, are just 5 minutes away. The nightly Sunset into the Pacific Ocean is different every night and not to be missed from the famous El Medio Bluffs, a short 2 block walk away!

A short stroll to the charming village of Pacific Palisades will bring you to great markets, upscale shops and restaurants.

More Details

Jeff Scharf
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 21, 2017

About Jeff Scharf

My wife and I have truly enjoyed sharing this house we love with our guests. We hope you love it too! We will be available to assist you with any questions to help you enjoy your stay

Jeff Scharf purchased this house in 1992


Pacific Palisades House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Double sinks
    Powder room - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Double sinks
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • There is also a twin bed in the piano room/den and 2 full length couches in the living room and media room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Home is conveniently located in the upscale neighborhood of desirable Pacific Palisades. Walk, bike or drive to popular Will Rogers State Park Beach for great swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, volleyball or sunbathing. Walk or bike to Santa Monica Pier and famed Venice Beach along paved oceanfront path. Only steps to Temescal Canyon State Park with miles of hiking trails through the Santa Monica Mountains. See beautiful vistas of ocean and city. Walk to charming Village with friendly upscale shops and restaurants. Enjoy the Farmer's Market on Sunday. Pacific Palisades is a friendly and safe neighborhood. A short 5 minute drive north takes you to Malibu where you can enjoy a day exploring its 27 miles of gorgeous beaches, restaurants and shops. A short 5 minute drive south takes you to Santa Monica and Venice, CA where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, hip restaurants and shops. Bus service is available. LAX is 30 minutes by car, Disneyland is 45 minutes and Hollywood is 30 minutes.


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(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Great location. Nice home.

  • 5 of 5

Loved it.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Perfect Location and lovely house

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! It's our second stay here and hope to one day stay again! I think any family would enjoy it. It's close to the beach, the town is walkable and the house itself has a great yard for kids and adults to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a great neighbourhood

  • 4 of 5

Lovely house in a great neighbourhood. Lots of space, inside and out. Nice garden for kids to play in - with lots of games provided. Well kitted out (with some nice touches like toiletries provided). Kitchen maybe lacked some crockery for a full family of 6, but it wasn't a major issue. The interior of the house is a little old, but it's tidy and clean and full of character. The garden could have done with being a bit better maintained - but again this added to the character. It would also have been perfect it had a pool - but I guess you can't ask for everything! Most importantly the owner was great - very helpful before we arrived, when we arrived and during the stay - which really made a difference.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

House is stunning and Jeff was extremely helpful! Even had welcome Sunflowers to greet us!

Easy access to major attractions (Santa Monica, Malibu) and lots of great places to eat/explore.

6 of us stayed for a wedding and it was a quick easy/walk to the grocery/Starbucks.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serene Home, Fantastic Place to Relax

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our baby and found it a perfect place to relax. We were so comfortable we barely wanted to leave, although we forced ourselves to leave for some hiking in Temescal Canyon, a short walk away. Jeff was a great host and very responsive. We look forward to staying here again next time we are in LA.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A garden sanctuary in LA

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home with two families while visiting LA for a wedding. Gorgeous home and garden! Everything in the home is tastefully done - furniture, linens, decor, dishes. Very French country. Kids loved the big fenced garden, ping pong table, and grassy volleyball court. Thank you, Jeff!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Los Angeles International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Pearl Dragon
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Pacific Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cafe Vida
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Santa Monica Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $300

6% LA County Property tax added above

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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